This year, a severe crisis between Russia and Ukraine following increased fighting in eastern Ukraine, and/or a major military clash in contested areas, was included as a top tier priority in the Center for Preventive Action’s annual Preventive Priorities Survey.
Multilateral institutions often focus on rhetoric over action in countering violence against women. States inclined to do better should take matters into their own hands and adopt feminist foreign policies.
Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering December 6 to December 13, was compiled by Yuxin Lei and Rebecca Turkington.
Chinese tech companies seek to influence surveillance standards at the UN; UN hosts meetingof the Open-ended Working Group on global ICT usage; Russian government and search engine Yandex agree on new governance structure; and China launches cyberattack on Hong Kong pro-democracy forum.